Category: Essential Ingredient

Peppers3

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark Most enthusiastic cooks I know have an ingredient that they love to experiment with, something that allows them an exit ramp off the highway of cooking routines. For me, that ingredient is chile peppers. During…

Green tomatoes: Better unripe

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark They say patience is a virtue, but it’s never been one that I can claim. Nowhere is my shortcoming more apparent than in the kitchen. I’m always going to be one of those cooks that…

Pork for my banh mi

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark If there’s one type of protein that’s ubiquitous in North Carolina, it’s pork. We have a rep as a hog-farming state, a tradition that holds today. Here in Raleigh, we’re lucky to have…

Liquid gold

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark We live in an age in which craftsmanship is cool. “Small-batch” and “handmade” are buzzwords that indicate value and authenticity. This is especially true in the world of food, where the very idea suggests…

A sweet-tooth truce

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark Some houses are divided by sports team affiliations or politics. My house is divided by dessert.    I’ve always been a loyal cake fan, preferring a fat slice of carrot cake or a dense…

Advertisement